Welcome to the Birmingham branch.

We meet at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.

We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business. 

Upcoming Branch Events

ONLINE: "BRAVEST LITTLE STREET IN ENGLAND – Carole Evans ??  ZOOM
15 May

ONLINE: "BRAVEST LITTLE STREET IN ENGLAND – Carole Evans ?? ZOOM

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
15 May 2021 14:00

"BRAVEST LITTLE STREET IN ENGLAND – Carole Evans ??  ZOOM   The Bravest Little Street in England; bringing a town back its memory. “The passing of time which makes memory possible and necessary is also what makes memory fade and die” (Batchen). If this quote by Batchen is true, how, then, do we create a memory 100 years after the event? This pa…

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ONLINE:  – “ 1St  Division At Aubers Ridge “ – Simon Peaple.  ZOOM
19 Jun

ONLINE: – “ 1St Division At Aubers Ridge “ – Simon Peaple. ZOOM

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
19 Jun 2021 14:00

19/6 – “ 1St  Division At Aubers Ridge “ – Simon Peaple.  ZOOM The Battle of Aubers (Battle of Aubers Ridge) was a British offensive on 9 May 1915. The battle was part of the British contribution to the Second Battle of Artois, a Franco-British offensive intended to exploit the German diversion of troops to the Eastern Front. The French Tenth A…

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ONLINE: “ I Shall Hope To Try an Officer and at least One Corporal for Cowardice” -Michael Le Cicero ZOOM

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
17 Jul 2021 14:00

“ I Shall Hope To Try an Officer and at least One Corporal for Cowardice”  -Michael Le Cicero 1916 was a pivotal year for the British Army. It was a year of intense combat that was defined by the Battle of the Somme and the appalling casualties of the 1st July 1916. Yet it was also the year in which the British Army began to master industrial warf…

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